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  • How is metal recycled?

    Over the last three weeks we’ve had a look at the recycling process for paper, glass and plastic. This week we’re going to take a look at the process for metal. Similar to the process for plastic, metal materials have to be stringently sorted too as the quality of the metal determines the quality of […]

  • Coastal Recycling help unite community

    The Coastal Community Fund provides over £200,000 of funding a year to qualifying projects that result in benefit being delivered to the natural, built or social environment. Earlier this year a fund was awarded to the village of Atherington to support the continued development of their community centre. The project of developing the community centre […]

  • How is plastic recycled?

    Over the last two weeks we’ve looked at the processes for recycling paper and glass. Next in our series we’re look at the process for recycling plastic. The recycling of plastic is a little more complex than other materials as there are so many different types some of which when recycled cannot be used in […]

  • How is glass recycled?

    According to Recycle Now the UK recycles around 50% of container glass which although has seen a rise over the last five years is nowhere near other in Europe with Switzerland and Finland recycling more than 90% of their glass! Add to that that UK businesses (such as bars, restaurants and pubs) currently throw away over 200,000 […]

  • How is paper recycled?

    In a recent blog we listed the materials that we handle here at Coastal Recycling. In our next series of blogs we’re going to look at the process that materials go through to ensure that resources are recovered and re-used, avoiding the need for new resources to be produced. First up…paper…   Coastal Recycling are passionate about […]

  • Community Fund supports development of Devon Wildlife Trust site

    A community fund from Coastal Recycling has resulted in Devon Wildlife Trust being able to deliver improvements to the Meeth Quarry nature reserve site in the heart of Devon. The nature reserve includes wetland areas, ponds, grasslands and is home to a wide variety of wildlife including dragonflies, tadpoles, butterflies and an amazing array of […]

  • Why recycle? What’s the benefit to me?

    Here at Coastal we’re proud to recycle 93% of all of the waste we handle. With the perception that recycling costs more we thought we’d outline 3 key benefits of recycling your waste with Coastal. It reduces the amount of waste being sent to a landfill Landfill space is limited and where we can avoid […]

  • Supporting Local Events – Devon Dub Fest

    The weekend just passed saw Devon Dub Fest 2015 an independent family festival for VW lovers take place in the grounds at Bicton College. Coastal Recycling are one of the many suppliers that Devon Dub Fest use to ensure that the site is prepared and ready to welcome over 2,000 weekend campers and even more when you […]

  • New Shareholders& Investment for Devon Waste Management

    On 27th July 2015 Devon Waste Management Group announced the successful introduction of new Shareholders. The group which includes Coastal Recycling along with 6 other organisations sees existing Directors Richard Marsh – Business Development Director, Emily Delve – Finance Director and Dominic Treacher – Operations Director join Steve Hadley, Managing Director, Allan Vodden Chairman and Stuart […]

  • Supporting Devon Scouts for Run to the Fun 2015!

    We recently showed our support for the Devon Scouts by providing a donation to help them get to Run to the Fun 3. Run to the Fun 3 will see Scouts from all over the country getting together to take part in activities between 25th July – 1st August 2015 including; laser clay shooting, red hands trapeze, […]